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Tarantella Pas de Deux

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Probably the best-known of all southern Italian folk dances, Tarantella provided the inspiration for Balanchine when he choreographed this pas de deux in 1964. A gem of neoclassical composition, it lends weight to the popular belief that the bite of a tarantula – from which the word »Tarantella« is allegedly derived – can cause a person to dance around in a crazed manner. An explosive dance carried along by
the rhythm of pure passion.

George Balanchine

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Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Costume Design: Karinska
Lighting Design: Fabio Antoci
Staged by: Nanette Glushak

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Jón Vallejo| Tarantella Pas de Deux|© Costin Radu